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Patna University's centenary celebrations may bring PM Modi, Nitish and Lalu together

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RJD president Lalu Prasad, who was president of Patna University students union before becoming MP in 1977, said he would not attend the celebrations. Union road transport minister Nitin Gadkari, who also holds the portfolio of water resources, will accompany the prime minister for the ceremony. We are hoping that the package promised to Bihar is quickly disbursed (the PM had announced a special package of Rs 1.25 lakh crore for Bihar ahead of the 2015 state polls). Read More »

Arshi Khan And Sapna Choudhary Take The Battle To Kaalkothri

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Arshi and Shilpa break into a verbal fight when Shilpa tells her that if she had to vote, she would vote Arshi for jail as she throws things here and there on which they start screaming at each other. The panelists have a quick word with Sapna's brother Karan, who just wants to advice his sister that she should not cry and if it reaches that position then she can hit someone, get disqualified and return home. Read More »

Lawmaker Wants to License Journalists in Indiana

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Indiana Republican state Rep. Jim Lucas (R-Seymour) has drafted a bill that would require journalists in the state to be "licensed" with state police. Any person with a felony or domestic battery conviction wouldn't be allowed to get a license, according to the draft bill obtained by the Indy Star . Read More »

Allen Park Gas Station Carjacking Fails; Trucker Tries to Grab Suspect

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In the videos, after the man gets into the auto, the woman seen pumping gas then jumps into the vehicle in the front passenger's seat. "They drove around, around here", Noureddine said. He approached the passenger side of the auto, and then ran around to the drivers' side. The victim was unharmed and the suspect did not use a weapon, police said . Read More »

Mueller's Team Interviews Reince Priebus As Part Of Russia Probe

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Priebus was voluntarily interviewed by Special Counsel Mueller's team today. He was happy to answer all their questions", Burck said by phone. Former FBI Director Robert Mueller is seated before President Barack Obama and FBI Director James Comey arrive at an installation ceremony at FBI Headquarters in Washington, Monday, Oct. Read More »

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is Lodestar Investment Counsel LLC IL's 2nd Largest Position

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D E Shaw accumulated 0.8% or 3.66 million shares. More notable recent Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ ) news were published by: Cnbc .com which released: "J&J gets second upgrade this week as Jefferies calls it a "dividend machine" on October 11, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "Johnson & Johnson files USA marketing application for prostate cancer med ..." published on October 11, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: "Johnson & Johnson Needs To Do This With The Consumer Segment" ... Read More »

Man finds $24 million lottery ticket in old shirt

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Jimmie Smith, 68, was prompted to check his shirt pocket in May after seeing a TV report about how time was running out for the victor to claim the lottery prize. "I always told myself, 'I'll check them when I have the time, '" he said. He got the payout more than 26 years. The New York Lottery released his name Wednesday after a review was completed. Read More »

Trump says he spoke to Virgin Islands' 'president' -- which is him

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Later on, he added, "The Virgin Islands and the president of the Virgin Islands , these are people that are incredible people". President Trump said amid a discourse Friday that he'd as of late met with the President of the U.S. Trump on Friday addressed the USA government's response to Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. It could be entirely possible that the President had a conversation with himself while he was visiting the Virgin Islands. Read More »

McCain CO, XO Relieved of Duties

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Cmdr. A. Sanchez was reassigned to Commander, Naval Forces Japan (CNFJ) and Cmdr. The Navy has relieved the two top officers of the destroyer USS John S. It followed the collision of the USS Fitzgerald and a container ship in waters off Japan in June, which killed seven sailors. In May, a South Korean fishing vessel collided with the guided-missile cruiser Lake Champlain , while another guided-missile cruiser, Antietam , damaged its propellers in January while anchoring in ... Read More »

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI, Dubai, live cricket score

Pakistan had set Sri Lanka 293 to win after being sent into bat in the first one-day worldwide in Dubai on Friday. Pakistan suffered a humiliating 2-0 defeat in the Test series , which was also the first Test series loss in the Emirates for the Green-shirts. Read More »

Lowell High student who allegedly threatened school is arrested

That speculation turned into rumor that exploded Thursday night and got the attention of law enforcement, according to Eby. No threat has been made against the school in recent days. However, we are also careful not to assist in the spread of misinformation which is sometimes spread by students out of a desire to disturb or skip school. Read More »

North Korea's top diplomat says Donald Trump lit fuse of war

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But in August, President Donald Trump said that he would bring "fire and fury" and "totally destroy" the country if North Korea takes direct action. Kim Jong-un's regime hit back today saying the war drill "hardened our determination that the USA should be tamed with fire". Earlier this week the United States held joint military exercises with Japan and South Korea in a highly provocative move in the Sea of Japan. Read More »

Talwars couple not to be released from jail today, says Lawyer

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In Aarushi Talwar murder case, today, the Allahabad High Court acquitted both Nupur and Rajesh Talwar of their daughter's killing. However, now it will remain a mystery. The lawyer of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar, confirmed that they won't be released from Dasna jail on Friday. There is no possibility of release of Rajesh and Nupur Talwar from Dasna Jail today as we have not received the court order copy so far. Read More »

Madhya Pradesh too reduces Value-Added Tax on diesel, petrol

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Gujarat levied 28.96% VAT on petrol and diesel prior to the tax cut. An additional Rs. 1.50 have also been reduced on the same. The revised rates will be applicable from Friday midnight, he said. However, state Congress spokesman Pankaj Chaturvedi said the government's move to cut the prices was just an eyewash. "Presently, the global prices of crude oil is between $42 to $47 per barrel and fuel prices should be as low as Rs 45 to Rs 50". Read More »

Heinrich Statement On President Trump's Decision To End Critical Health Care Payments

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I got a look at the EO. while he was signing it from kind of some leaks and there's really just three things- There's a lot more in what the president said than there are actually details in the executive order. Trump's action "means bare-bones, junk insurance will undermine health care, removing protections against high out-of-pocket costs and abandoning those with preexisting conditions", Doggett said. Read More »

3 dead in skydiving accident in Australia

Mission Beach , located between Cairns and Townsville, is a regular skydiving spot for tourists, with the fatalities the worst in the industry's history for the region. Skydive Mission Beach has ceased operations for at least two days and all weekend jumps have been cancelled. They also extended their "deepest sympathies and heartfelt condolences to the individuals and families involved and the broader skydiving community". Read More »

Bangladesh ranks 88th on global hunger index

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By Our Representative India has slipped in Global Hunger Index (GHI) by three points ranks - from 97th position to 100th among the 119 countries surveyed. With respect to the fourth indicator - mortality rate of children below five years - data shows that India has a declining trend. While countries like Chile, Cuba and Turkey have a GHI score of less than 5 and ranked the best among developing nations, nations like Chad and Central African Republic fare the worst with a score of 43.5 and ... Read More »

Mo. state senator posts tweet comparing Trump to Hitler

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By the time the shirt is off, Hitler's face is revealed in place of Trump's. Chappelle-Nadal claimed she posted her race-baiting meme because she was upset over a Trump tweet stating the obvious: That the USA military and FEMA staffers can not stay in Puerto Rico "forever" to help with its hurricane-relief efforts. Read More »

Kenya: Police Alert as Nasa Vows to Defy Matiangi Ban on Demos

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Two protesters were shot dead on Friday as opposition supporters clashed with police in western Kenya, with hundreds defying a ban on rallies to express their anger over an increasingly uncertain presidential election. However, the opposition pushed ahead with protests on Friday, and plans to stage daily rallies next week. Kenyan officials have banned street protests in the nation's three largest cities, just days after the main opposition leader dropped out of the upcoming presidential ... Read More »

Airbus says has not found suppliers affected by Kobe scandal

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The official did not elaborate. The steelmaker faces a range of legal risks, including compensation sought by clients or their customers, penalties for violating unfair competition laws for false representation, shareholder lawsuits for the fall in the company's stock price and class lawsuits from overseas customers seeking punitive damages, a lawyer, specialising in corporate laws and risk management, said. Read More »

Junker does not want Catalonian independence — EU Spain

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Juncker said that he had asked Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to take measures in order to avoid the situation in Catalonia becoming what it is now, the Daily Express reported. "The European "foreigners", as they are saying in London, are there on the island and so many British friends are here. But now they have to pay". So let them [stay] here and let them [stay] there. Read More »

Trump Claims Victory in War on Christmas: 'We're Saying Merry Christmas Again'

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Trump's speech was anchored around freedom of religion, though he mentioned topics like Obamacare, Israel and the Iran nuclear deal between his remarks about stopping the "attacks" on Judeo-Christian values. However, SPLC president has sharply criticised the president for endorsing a hate group's event by participating as an official speaker at it. "They don't use the word Christmas because it's not politically correct". Read More »

Race for Unesco's top post tightens

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On Thursday, just before the final round of votes, the USA said it planned to pull out of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization citing among other things its anti-Israel bias. Qatar has generously funded UNESCO in recent years and lobbied intensively for the post, which would help bolster its global status at a time when it faces isolation in the Gulf. Read More »

Spain gives Catalan leader 8 days to drop independence

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The CUP statement echoes the position expressed late on Thursday by influential pro-independence civic group Asamblea Nacional Catalana which said, "Given the negative position of Spain toward dialogue, we ask the regional parliament to raise the suspension (on the declaration of independence )". Read More »

Iraqi Kurds send 6000 reinforcements to disputed Kirkuk

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A top aide to KRG President Masoud Barzani recently asserted that the Hashd al-Shaabi - a Shia force that fights alongside the Iraqi army - was planning to attack oil wells in Kirkuk. Lt. Gen. Wasta Rasul said Friday his forces evacuated positions southwest of the city, while an officer in the Iraqi Army's 9th Armored Division said his forces had moved into positions left by the Kurdish forces, known as the peshmerga, in the same area. Read More »